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Royal Albert Bridge, Cornwall
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Bridges | 2 Comments

Royal Albert Bridge, Cornwall

View of the 'Tube' from the Devon side looking towards Cornwall The Royal Albert Bridge is a railway bridge that connects Devon and Cornwall.  I was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis in order to see how...

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Oct 20th, 2010 | | Bridges | Exterior | Portfolio | Recent projects | No Comments

Royal Albert Bridge, Cornwall

A previous existence as a miltary parachutist helped me on this project.  The 185ft bridge had to be scaled at night, when the trains had stopped running, in order for paint samples to be taken. See the BBC clip...

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Apr 27th, 2010 | | Colour Services | Paint Technical | 4 Comments

A Brunel Bridge – part two

An early view of Saltash Station, with the Bridge behind. Acknowledgement: Stephen Rowson In October 2009 I posted a blog on my sampling of the paint on the Royal Albert Bridge. I had been employed by Network...

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Oct 18th, 2009 | | Colour Services | Paint Technical | No Comments

A Brunel Bridge – part one

Introduction Not since my days as a military parachutist have I experienced such a “buzz” as when I walked over the top of the Royal Albert Bridge recently. To the endless variety of projects and the thrill...

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